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barack obama is urging americans who support his gun control proposals to put pressure on congress. the president unveiled his proposals yesterday aimed at reducing gun violent. the president said it is up the public to maintain action. >> they need to bring these proposals up for a vote and the american people need to make sure that they do. >> among other actions the president is urging congress to reinstate the ban and coming up we'll see how soon we can expect to see it work on the president's pro pass etoes sal. >> -- proposal. >> they have a right to bear arms but i don't think anybody needs assault type weapons. >> if you get robbed then you need protection. >> all gun buyers should have background checks. >>> and they said they will be there to prevent a petition called for lifting caps on student health insurance. this by the way is the second day at the uc. if missing bay campus -- mission bay campus and it is called for in president barack obama's obama care overhaul. right now it has a lifetime cap of $400,000 and it is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>
for president barack obama's second term, it gets underway in washington d.c. and our very own anchor is there tori campbell she joins us with the preparations now as that will be in the parade, story? >> reporter: good morning, pam, i am -- tori campbell. >> reporter: good morning, pam, there are a lot of barricades set up and only people with tickets can get in and you need get in to the area that corresponds with your ticket. people with orange and yellow tickets need to head into that direction to get to their seats so people with orange tickets need head to that area and the blue section is in the left front seating area. president barack obama was officially sworn in and the vice-president was sworn in on the 20th. when it's on a sunday, there is a public ceremony the next day and there is another swearing in at the capital and that's where hundreds of thousands of people are headed right now and the swearing intakes place in about four hours and then there is the inaugural address. there will be numbers of a group called canine companions and perry explains why this is such a b
of the inauguration continues as president barack obama will attend the national prayer service as he begins his second term in office. kyla campbell is -- tori campbell is in washington d.c., are things quiet there? >> yes, things are calming down after a lot going on over the last couple of days. the first lady appeared at the commander and chief's ball and the president gave a special greeting. >> it is because of you with honor we were able to end the war in iraq and because of you we were able to end justice to osama bin laden. [applauds] [applauds] >> and of course there was a lot of attention given to the first lady's dress and it was designed once again by jason wow and she has been wearing a lot of somber dark colors and it was a surprise to see her coming out in a bright red. >> and garage was flying and crews had their work cut out for them. there is a garbage can behind my now. the first lady will be attending a prayer service along with the vice-president and his wife and tonight there is another ball, the staff inaugural ball will be held at the convention center here in washington
out there again but will temperatures continue to warm up? >> also in a couple hours president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence in america. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day wednesday, january 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. steve paulson is here. and i guess we talked about it a tiny bit warmer. >> a tad warmer. >> it is cold. 20s and 30s. it's getting a little better each day here for some. temperatures right now 20s concord. livermore 27. santa rosa 29. it's darn cold out there. it will be a little warmer near 60 for a few. oakland down to santa cruz. here is sal. >>> good morning. traffic on westbound 24 looks good driving up to the tunnel. there are no major problems by the way on interstate 680 from concord to walnut creek. also the morning commute on westbound 92 the san mateo bridge nice drive over to the peninsula. let's go back to the desk. >>> the city of oakland one step closer to adopting a new crime fighting plan. that is following
, kyla? >> reporter: president barack obama has made it clear he wants to take action and will do so without congress and gun rights groups are fighting back. after the shooting in newtown connecticut the focus is on assault weapons. passing new legislation could prove difficult with a split on gun control. the n ra has vowed to fight any new restrictions but more than a million people have signed a petition backed pie his group to stop the sale of assault weapons. >> she guns are not designed for support or defense. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. >> reporter: the president said he is competent there are gun control steps he can take without congress but at least one republican here on capitol hill is threatening to file articles of i am -- articles of i am people ofment. are more on that when i -- impeachment. more on that when i see you next. >>> hagel will meet personnelly with dozens of senators. some are opposed to this and the critics will be there for the backing and the meeting with the armed services committee will happen within weeks. >>> a previ
obama's reelection campaign is launching a new nonprofit group to support his second term agenda. the group is called organizing for action. it will be officially announced today. the group is looking to take the energy from the president's reelection campaign and turn it into support for his priorities. first they will encourage supporters to push congress on president's supporters for tougher gun control. scalpers that will try to make a profit on the inauguration tickets will be blocked from craigs list and e-bay. he's in charge of the congressional inauguration committee. now according to the committee, some scalpers have already posted tickets at prices asking for thousands of dollars. some 250,000 tickets were given away for free to the public from congressional offices. ktvu will have live coverage of president obama's inauguration beginning sunday. ktvu tori campbell and ken will be at washington, d.c. for us. look for their live reports beginning on morning on 2s. >>> let's check in with sal. >> good morning, dave and pam. we're looking pretty good here. i don't want to
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